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Crunchy Party Mix

 Crunchy Party Mix
Here's a bold party mix you can make anytime. It's hot, spicy and packed with flavor—just the way we like things in Texas! —Nancy Elliott, Houston, TX
16 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex
  • 1 package (4 ounces) corn nuts
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup miniature pretzels
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients; toss to combine.
  • In a small bowl, mix the remaining ingredients; drizzle over cereal
  • mixture and toss to coat.
  • Working in batches, microwave mixture on high in a microwave-safe
  • bowl for 4-5 minutes, stirring twice. Spread on baking sheets; cool
  • completely. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 3 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 188 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.